Healthy

Cut the Christmas kilos

Cut the Christmas kilos

Presuming you’re a human being, you will be expecting to pile on the pounds at Christmas and suffer for it in January, for this is the way of things, is it not? Well, not necessarily. Try these health-giving tips… Buffet ...

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Beat the bloat

Beat the bloat

It’s the scourge of the 21st Century digestive system, so how do you avoid it? Try these bloat-busting tips, and never have to loosen your belt after lunch again… UP YOUR INTAKE Water A smart water bottle may be a ...

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Veg in

Veg in

You can’t have missed the fact that veganism is having a moment, but what you may have missed is that a plant-based diet doesn’t have to be all mung beans and tofu. Our thanks to Aimee Ryan at Wallflower Kitchen, who ...

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Eating al desko…

Eating al desko…

…and why it could be a short cut to an expanded gut Surprise, surprise, a new study has discovered that the average office worker in the UK gains 9lbs a year from overeating, consuming a whopping 3,295 calories every day. Here ...

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Kick it!

Kick it!

Are you still on your January health kick, or have you slipped back into surf and turf on the sofa? We offer a helping hand… So, how’s it going? Do you have an early spring in your healthy step, or ...

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The holy grain

The holy grain

What’s top of your healthy eating list for 2018? Kale or kaffir? Quinoa or cashews? Jane Pikett sorts the wheat from the chaff I never much like New Year’s Day. The hangover doubtless has much to do with this, plus ...

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Green machine

Green machine

If it’s good enough for the Hollywood A-list, it’s sure good enough for us. Jane Pikett goes crazy with the kale Kale is one of the few greens which is more abundant and flavourful when the weather gets cold, which ...

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Happy food!

Happy food!

We all know that food can be therapy, but the preparation can be a chore. Enter chef Catriona Macdougall, who we reckon has hit on something big with her new venture, Cook Yourself Happy, as Dean Bailey discovers Food and ...

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Salad days

Salad days

The sun’s shining, the birds are singing, and we’re all over a healthy summer. Enjoy these recipes, no guilt required… Remember rosemary This month’s food fad of the season award goes to school kids nationwide who are dosing up on ...

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No-guilt asparagus guacamole

No-guilt asparagus guacamole

No-guilt asparagus guacamole   Print Ingredients 16-20 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed 6 ripe cherry tomatoes ½ red onion 1 fresh red chili, de-seeded (optional) handful coriander leaves 2 garlic cloves juice of ½ lime ½ tbsp. extra virgin olive oil ...

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